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's a look at the weather. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thanks. unfortunately we have big problems developing now in sunnyvale. we're talking about a jackknifed big rig right there approaching the lawrence expressway exit in the southbound lanes of 101. now, three lanes are blocked in the southbound direction. no reports of any injuries with this jackknifed rig or what exactly the truck was carrying but we know that traffic is just squeezing by right now partially in that left lane and the center divide. also the on-ramp, the lawrence expressway on-ramp to southbound 101 is completely blocked. 280 is the best alternate in the area. not big backups now but if this continues to be out there for a while which it sounds like it could, chp just issued a traffic alert for that stretch, they will just said that they are hoping to get lanes 30 to 40 minutes after the tow crew arrives arrives son scene. we are waiting for word for when the crew arrives and then it could be 40 minutes from then so this is going to be an issue for the start of the morning commute for sure. so 280 a good alter
karnow and he has a spectacular forecast. >> yeah. the big holiday weekend forecast. and this is working out very nice. if you like the heat, you're going to love it. we're cranking up those temperatures today. 90s in concord, 70s in san francisco. could see triple digits over the weekend. more on that in a moment. right now let's check your traffic with elizabeth. [ laughter ] >> what did you say? >> two cars. >> no, we have look at this. there is actual traffic near the dublin interchange. >> you're making her mad. >> i got an important role here at 5:00 in the morning, you guys. [ laughter ] >> westbound 580 approaching 680. it is about a 15-minute drive right now out of the altamont pass out towards pleasanton. and the dublin interchange. we'll have more traffic coming up including a big traffic story today actually, the cancellation of the golden gate ferry service. you have more on this coming up. >> we do. thank you. >>> thousands of bay area commuters need to find another way to get to work this morning. ferry service shut down between marin county and san francisco today only th
to their businesses so police could have access to that video at any point in time. the city is having a big unveiling ceremony later on this afternoon to talk a little bit more about these cameras. elizabeth? >> okay. anne makovec live for us this morning in oakland. thanks. >>> san jose police chief chris moore remains under pressure from immigrant rights activists. they are upset about chief moore's decision to get help from two agents from i.c.e. the two agents specialize in dealing with gangs. chief moore says their role would be limited to gang investigations and they will not randomly seek out illegal immigrants. critics will hold a press conference this morning to explain their distrust of i.c.e. and the consequence of the program. >>> nasa ames at moffett field played key roles in the three decades of the space shuttle program. this morning the center will host a special news conference with the atlantis astronauts as they are on the final mission of the shuttle program. anser hassan joins us from moffett field with more. >> reporter: these are famous last words. light that engine one more t
yesterday. friends say a big part of the event was to help pay for her funeral and then set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. a $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to the killer's arrest. >>> this morning, casey anthony is a free woman. but her whereabouts are only known to a few people. she left a florida jail just after midnight sunday after nearly three years behind bars. she had $537 in her pocket. that money was sent by admirers. a jury convicted the 25-year- old of lying to investigators but acquitted her of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. the decision angered many people. for others, her release was simply something to see. >> we just left one of the theme parks and we were on our way home and just stopped in. >> i thought it would be interesting to be able to be in the presence of her to be part of history. >> her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a tea party-backed plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling is expected to pass in the house tomorrow but stall in the senate. the plan would let the government borrow $2.4 trillion if co
away a big problem in northern california. >> and it could have been another massacre at fort hood. how a store clerk foiled a planned shooting rampage. >> and by the end of the year, earth will mark a major milestone. we'll share that with you when we come back. ,, ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> live look at san mateo. everything is great easy ride into san francisco if that's where your commute takes you this morning. >>> an army sprite in jail this morning accused of -- private is in jail this morning accused of planning an attack on fort hood. naser abdo had been awol for weeks from kentucky. he was arrested in texas tuesday after showing up at a store to buy six pounds of gunpowder. that's when the store cherokee called the police. >> first red flag is when he asked cathy, what's smoke less should know if you don't know what it is, why would you buy six pounds of it? >> abdo was then tracked to a motel where people found weapons including a .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun and more than 100 rounds of ammunition. he is an american born muslim who was granted conscientious objection status th
coming up. >>> and quite an extravaganza in the night sky over san francisco. the big 4th of july celebration spectacular fireworks. this is crissy field. er who skies making for a perfect -- clear skies making for a perfect night. ,,,,,,,,,,,, s'mores special? ,,,,,,,,,,,, hershey's chocolate goodness, that brings people together. hershey's makes it a s'more. you make it special. pure hershey's. our fruit has to be perfectly ripe because it's delivered on the same day. for me? this is so beautiful! edible arrangements. enjoy the most delicious fruit ever. guaranteed. starting at $25. the >>> welcome back. we have a traffic alert in san mateo. southbound 10 -- southbound 101, three lanes blocked. we'll have details on that and fender-benders on the bridge. back to you. >> thank you. >>> the jury in the casey anthony murder trial will continue their deliberations this morning. 25-year-old florida woman accused of killing her 2-year- old daughter back in 2008. the jury began deliberating yesterday but they did not reach a verdict. they have most of the evidence in the jury room but
are necessary but republicans remain opposed to anything resembling a tax increase. >> a big package would require a big tax increase in the middle of the economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult. with 9.2% unemployment. we think it is a terrible idea. it is a job killer. >> at the end of the day, what we're seeing is the priority of our republican colleague, not to get a deficit reduction deal. it is to protect special interest tax breaks for big corporations. >> you can watch the president's news conference at 8:00 this morning, and right here on cbs 5. and cbs-sf.com. >>> 5:05 now. good news, and bad news for san francisco drivers. how parking meter rates are expected to change in the city. >>> and one last sign, the space shuttle atlantis docks with the international space station. the problem that could put the crew in danger. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. windy conditions as you work your way across the span at the bay bridge. use caution. accident free right now. >>> san francisco police officers have a new contract agreement. the contract is worked out between the
of visibility but overall no big issues as you head out to the peninsula and eastbound traffic looks great coming off the high rise. and if anything changes, make sure you tune to our radio partners. 7:40 a.m. and 106.9 f.m. that's your traffic and weather. back to you. >> thank you, elizabeth. >>> 5:19 now. the curtain will close today on a bay area land mark. the movie house in san francisco, showing harold and maud as the final film. the owners of the historic sheeter could not raise enough money to keep it open. >> we were a little bit ahead of the curve for about 10 years. and slowly fell behind the curve. and unfortunately, we have a very sad goodbye right now. >> after the red vic closes today, there will be just four single screen movie houses remaining here in san francisco. >>> captain america showed off his superpowers at the box office this weekend. >> what do you think? >> yes. i think it works. >> that's one way to do it. the new super hero movie is based on the classic comic, managed to do something even voldemort couldn't pull off. knocked off harry potter. captain america
, this is lafayette, the mess caused by a big water main break there. the rush to get a fix before the morning commute. >>> cal fire grounding a powerful tool just in time for fire season. what it means for our safety this summer. >>> good morning. it is thursday, july 7. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 5:00. we kick it off with that water main break that's left hundreds of homes without water in an east bay community. >> a ream nightmare for anybody trying to get ready -- a real nightmare for anybody trying to get ready for work this morning. kristy seifkin reports live from lafayette. a lot of activity there behind you. >> reporter: yeah. i imagine most people actually were asleep until a couple of minutes ago when this jackhammer started going. they have been digging a hole for hours. they got a call last night. east bay m.u.d. came out around 11:30 and has been working since. there is a hole 5 feet deep dug underground cutting through tree branches. it's a big hole of water right now. they don't know where the break is. there are to pipeline
default. august 2 is the big day and president obama is urging compromise in congress. he spoke to the nation last night and he criticized the republicans. >> a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach, a cuts only approach, an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute anything at all. >> but gop leaders say the president is the one who is refusing to budge. >> the president wanted a plank check six months ago. and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> republicans are pushing to raise the debt limit enough to last for the rest of the year and then a joint committee would tackle a second increase and more spending cuts but mr. obama says he will veto any plans to raise the debt ceiling if it comes in two waves. he supports a plan by majority leader harry reid to raise the limit to 2012. >>> breaking news out of morocco. a state news agency says a c- 130 plane has crashed in a mountainous area there. there are reports that 26 people have been killed, four injured.
. >>> and they are the monsters of the sea but they are not so easy to spot. they're big, too. how one bay area team is trying to track these guys down. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow >>> giovanni ramirez trying to get out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow beating in l.a. are seeking his release. the "l.a. times" reports the attorneys accuse police chief charles beck of rushing to judgment when he announced ramirez was the person who attacked stow. after two other suspects were arrested last week, beck said ramirez was not involved. >>> a man who delivers food to the homeless at night is on life support after being shot in the head in east oakland. the man known as brother john had just handed a homeless man a hot meal after midnight yesterday when someone in a van drove by and opened fire. brother john's wife was grazed by a bullet. she is going to be okay. their two children were in the car, they were not hurt. but there is a $25,000 reward for an arrest. >>> in other bay area headlines, in fairfield the
or less delays at sfo so no big delays yet. let's check in with more on the weather forecast. here's kristy seifkin. >> good morning. a little bit gray out there this morning. we are seeing a lot of what we saw yesterday in terms of low clouds and some drizzle at the coast. satellite showing that pretty much the coastline, bay and inland spots are all blanketed in fog right now although we will see a little bit of sunshine later on inland. temperatures right now pretty mild and pretty similar. 59 in oakland and fremont, 58 livermore, 59 redwood city, 57 napa. highs for today keeping them well below average, 10 to 15 degrees below where we should be. 73 as a high in fairfield, 56 for pacifica, 73 in santa rosa. extended forecast showing the cool trends over the next several days and then a gradual warmup on the weekend, sunshine there, as well. next week, those temperatures will be closer to where we should be, mid to high 80s inland. >>> we have roadwork to contend with near the bay bridge. first, here's live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. so far, so good, no major snags. the r
see a lot of the damage behind me in this field a big pile of ash that was once a huge stack of plastic crates and you can see off to the side, still some of the plastic crates that are impacted today. this is what was burning creating a show of fire and concerns for air quality. that fire broke out at around 1:00 yesterday afternoon here at macro plastics. check out this video from failed. it's near travis air force base. the fire was huge with thick, black smoke that could be seen for more than 50 miles away. it was shooting 9,000 feet into the air. the fire fueled by plastic produce crates. a worker accidentally lit one on fire and it took off into a five-acre fire. >> any sense of the temperature that this fire reached? >> close to 1,000, maybe 1500. if you go to the side of the complex where the grass is, you will see the poles, the whole metal fences are bent like straw. >> reporter: so it took firefighters about three hours to get that fire under control. but it wasn't completely out until early into this morning actually. firefighters were still concerned about some h
to 19th avenue is completely shut down. maybe you can see cars going by okay so there are no big backups with this right now and you can continue using northbound 280 to head up into san francisco towards 101. it's that 19th avenue off-ramp that's flared off. it came in as a car versus pedestrian earlier. earlier a chp on scene told us this was a possible crime scene but right now it sounds like it was a pedestrian in the road and that's what happened. that's what caused this fatal accident. they gave us an initial opening time of 5 a.m. for when they could hopefully get that off-ramp open but as you can see, it's still closed. i talk to a chp officer a short time ago and they hope to open it any minute. so hopefully this won't be a major impact or cause major problems for the morning commute. right now, as your alternate, use junipero serra avenue or san jose avenue off-ramps as your alternates to get from daly city into san francisco. a lot of slick surfaces as gianna has been mentioning this morning. it is very drizzly out this morning so be extra careful for your morning drive. again
stow case. now police have some big questions to answer. we are going to have live report from los angeles on what went wrong. >>> and are you ready for some football? the final dispute holding up an nfl deal. >>> and we are clear for take- off out of sfo this morning. going to see pretty pleasant conditions a little cooler there than yesterday making it to a high of 72. mostly sunny skies. warmer as we make our way to chicago today. there we are going to hit 90 and we are seeing some showers and some thunderstorms. if you are looking for the hot weather and humid weather, new york is your destination today. 101 excessive heat warning. plenty of sunshine there. we'll have a full look at your bay area forecast coming up. ,, ,, i tell ya, i work a long day, every day. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem. i don't mind as long as we a
, relatively speaking. >> the big cooldown. >> not too cold. >> the cooldown has begun but it's relative. it will be cooler in spots. still hot in the valleys. 90s there. 70s in between in oakland and san francisco. only 60s at the coastline. we'll have more on that coming up. first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. pleasanton near the dublin interchange, westbound 580 so far so good. a little crowded as you approach the dublin interchange. but only about a 15-minute drive right now out of the altamont pass. we'll have more traffic in a bit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> >>> search teams will be back at work this morning trying to find seven northern california men missing from the sunken fishing boat. many are from the bay area. the boat went down during a sudden storm early sunday morning in mexico's sea of cortez south of san felipe. kristy seifkin is keeping track. search off of the baja, california, coast. kristy, any word? >> reporter: you know, they continued the search all at a yesterday and by the end of the day unfortunately all they found what mo
as we head in toward the next few days. in fact next weekend these temperatures going to take a big time nose dive plunging below the average as we head in toward next saturday and sunday. that's a look at weather, frank, back to you. >>> all right, lawrence, thank you. 5:06. quick look at today's public transit. bart and muni running on a sunday schedule. there's expray muni service for fireworks shows. golden gate, sam transit, ac transit running on a sunday schedule as well as cal train. judge accordingly. roads are looking pretty good at this hour. >>> casey anthony murder trial will likely be in the hands of the jury later today. jury members will deliberate on what role the florida woman played in the death of her 2- year-old daughter. in closing arguments yesterday the defense cast doubt on forensic evidence and said the toddler's death was an accident. but the prosecution argues the suspect killed her daughter because the girl got in the way of anthony's love life. >>> time now is 5:07. a new set of eyes watching cal train commuters. the new security strategy after a series of de
neighborhood menace. how a small chihauhau is causing big trouble on one bay area block. ,, 3q when water doesn't dry, it can leave spots and film. finish jet dry rinse agent removes residue and actively dries dishes, for a brilliant shine straight from the dishwasher. finish jet dry rinse agent. finish. the diamond standard. for drivers to panic... even >>> good morning. live pictures, they shut down the alma on-ramp. a sinkhole was first reported as 30 by 30. you see the raised concrete, not quite as big but again, it's enough of a problem for them to shut down the off-ramp for alma and parts of the parkway. back to you. >> the dmv says there is no reason for drivers to panic even though car registration notices are being mailed out late. people have been lining up at dmv offices more than a little miffed believing they have less time to pay fees and get smog checks but the dmv is giving people an extra 30 days to fix it. the reason for the day, the dmv had to wait for the budget situation to clear up before it knew much to charge people. they are giving people a 60-day grace period. >>> mail
there for an hour. people did continue to talk after he left. i think it was a big venting session for a lot of people and the police did give the message loud and clear that people here are very frustrated but they are going to need to plan their next step very carefully. but greg suhr the police chief says he is intent on upon continuing the communication with the community. so they are going to be having another meeting and we'll let you know when it happens. >> thank you, anne makovec. >>> that police shooting happened in the bayview neighborhood. but tuesday night most of those arrested in this violent march and protest were actually from somewhere else. 43 people were arrested on charges of vandalism or failing to obey a lawful order like getting out of the street. but police say only 17 of them were actually from san francisco and just one from the bayview. >>> we have a developing story out of fairfield this morning. right now police are searching for a dangerous suspect near doral drive. officers say 40-year-old michael austin pulled a gun on his 75-year-old mother when they were --
trucks were destroyed. investigators don't know why right now. the big concern was there's a 10-foot propane tank back in the storage area, which was close to the fire. if that had ignited, that would have been serious problems for everyone here so there's a row of apartment complexes and homes that they evacuated those residents temporarily. i believe they have been allowed to go back into their moments. right now we have matt gunnar son the mountain view depth fire marshal investigating. it was a two-alarm fire that broke out around 1:15. they are concerned that there may be a possible arson investigation going on right now. they don't have any clues as to what may have caused the fire. the trucks were completely empty. eight of them were burned. right now week, still waiting for more information. we do know, however, there was aside from eight trucks no damage to any of the property and no injuries. we are live in mountain view. grac back to you. >> do you have any idea why this would happen? this is the beginning of the arson investigation, i know. >> reporter: yeah. it is the b
the game, gianna? >> my husband wouldn't miss it. it's on the big screen every day. all right. jumping over to the freeways now, thank you, christie. if you are going out on 101 in san jose, a few cars on the road but overall still very light, traffic moving nicely for your tuesday morning commute. over to our maps better news in the south bay. we had some earlier roadwork south 880 connector to northbound 280. wrapped up on schedule at 5:00. so things looking good 880 or northbound 280 into downtown san jose. no delays there. checking your ride through 880/237, so far, so good as well accident-free in this area. east bay travel times, 80 from carquinez bridge to the maze, 18 minutes. altamont pass westbound 580, 14 minutes to 680. north 880 clear out of hayward into oakland. also the bay bridge looking good. benicia bridge also checking in problem-free no delays. bay bridge clear in both directions. remember kcbs, our radio partners, at 740-am and 106.9- fm. >>> there is a push in sacramento to block pay raises for administrators at public universities during tough economic times. sta
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